Elizabeth Banks

Film Review: Charlie’s Angels offers just enough to prove its necessity in a year of pointless revivals

November 16, 2019

Ready to feel old? The big-screen adaptation of Charlie’s Angels was released almost 20 years ago. Yes, it’s been nearly two decades since Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Lucy Liu lit up the screen with McG’s (remember him?) glitzy relaunch that was all sorts of campy fun. Alright, it wasn’t exactly a masterful film. And it certainly […]

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Film Review: The Happytime Murders (USA, 2018) could spark your interest if vulgar and unkempt comedy is your thing

August 26, 2018

Before Melissa McCarthy’s involvement essentially fast-tracked The Happytime Murders into production, the dark comedy had languished in development limbo for the good part of decade with both Cameron Diaz and Katherine Heigl attached at various moments as potential headliners.  With the final product now upon us, McCarthy’s penchant for vanity-free comedy feels like the most […]

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Last call pitches: The Bellas reunite one last time in the Pitch Perfect 3 teaser trailer

June 26, 2017

Pitch Perfect, a comedy film about an all-female university acapella group, became a surprise hit at the box office back in 2012. As well as it’s sequel becoming the highest grossing movie-musical of all time in 2015, the franchise is most notably responsible for catapulting home-grown star Rebel Wilson into international stardom. The Borden Bellas […]

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See the Camp Firewood gang reunite in the new trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

June 24, 2017

Back in 2001, a small-budget comedy from David Wain and Michael Showalter that parodied 80’s summer camp films was seen as a critical and commercial failure, but became a cult classic. Fast-forward to 14 years later, where some now-familiar faces reprised their roles in the Netflix prequel series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day at Camp, featuring […]

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later coming to Netflix in 2017

April 29, 2016

Netflix has announced that a follow-up to last year’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, titled Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. Like the name suggests, the eight-episode series will be set ten years after the original Wet Hot American Summer film. Beyond that, details are scarce but expect Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian […]

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